Obispo was recently designated for assignment, and accepted an option to the minors. He's posted a 3.80 ERA over two minor-league levels.
Pimentel will throw one inning with the Double-A club in Altoona. He'll start Thursday's game and toss an inning. Pimentel has been out since August 13 with an ankle injury. He's posted a 5.40 ERA over 31 2/3 innings.
Belt will be re-evaluated in three weeks. He's been out since August 6 due to concussion-related issues. Belt has hit .237/.296/.446 over 186 at-bats.
Beckham has hit .221/.263/.336 over 390 at-bats. In return, the White Sox will receive a player to be named later or cash.
Votto stressed that he's dealing with a serious injury, and tried to play through the pain earlier in the season. He reiterated that he didn't ask to be injured, and would return as soon as he's healthy.
"The second I’m capable of playing and I’m no longer injured, I’ll be back on the field," Votto said. "In the meantime, you can assume I’m injured. I shouldn’t get some sort of different treatment, as if this is — I’ve noticed little comments here and there and just a general perception that this is something I elected to do. I didn’t elect to be injured. I am injured. People get injured. I am injured. What can I do? At some point I’ll be back playing like I was playing before."
Votto has been sidelined since July 5 with a quad injury. He's hit .255/.390/.409 over 220 at-bats.
Gomes was initially taken out with an illness, but that doesn't appear to be the case. The team doctor did not say whether Gomes was dealing with a concussion. He'll continue to be monitored for now.
Hagens posted a 3.95 ERA over two minor-league levels this season. He received a brief stint in the majors, but only pitched 2 2/3 innings.
Holmberg has been pegged for the start for a few days, so the move isn't a surprise. He's posted a 4.64 ERA over 87 1/3 innings at Triple-A.
Police started investigating claims of sexual assault in April. The case was resolved Thursday when a judge dismissed all charges against Reed. Reed began the season with the big league club, but was sent to Triple-A in June. He has a 5.30 ERA over 18 2/3 innings.